Oct 2 2013

New Hazardous Waste Fee Proposed for Property Tax Bill

– The Alameda County public is invited to meetings about a proposed fee for hazardous waste.- 

Stopwaste is holding four public meetings throughout the county to provide an opportunity for citizen input on hazardous waste services and fees. The household hazardous waste fee would be $$9.55 per year for each house and each multi-family building. The annual fee would appear on the property tax bill.

The meeting location nearest to Piedmont is Berkeley at the North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst Avenue, at 7 pm on Tuesday, October 15. Other meetings will occur in Livermore, Castro Valley and Fremont.  Comments can be sent via email (hhwproject@stopwaste.org) or via phone (510-891-6500) More information on hazardous waste can be found at www.Household-Hazwaste.org.

Click for more information on Stopwaste and the proposal.  Stopwaste is an Alameda County organization setting policy on waste issues within the county. Piedmont has a voting member on Stopwaste, who is currently Piedmont City Council member Garrett Keating. 

One Response to “New Hazardous Waste Fee Proposed for Property Tax Bill”

  1. I am protesting the latest proposed increase for property taxes.
    On my post card sent to me by Waste Management it says the so called fee would be $9.55,but your site says $10.00. What is it? Lets just make it an even $10?

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